Norfolk wheelchair tennis star Alfie Hewett has been nominated for the BBC Sports Personality of the Year award.

The 26-year-old from Cantley has been nominated alongside England goalkeeper Mary Earps and heptathlete Katarina Johnson-Thompson.

Earlier this year Hewett won his fifth Wimbledon men's wheelchair doubles title alongside Gordon Reid before claiming two crowns at the British Open Wheelchair Championships.

Eastern Daily Press: Hewett went head-to-head with Reid at the US Open in SeptemberHewett went head-to-head with Reid at the US Open in September (Image: PA Images)

In September, Hewett went head-to-head with Reid at the US Open, claiming his fourth wheelchair singles title with a 6-4, 6-3 win.

The title marked Hewett's eighth Grand Slam singles trophy and fourth at Flushing Meadows following wins in 2018, 2019 and 2022.

Other nominees include retired cricketer Stuart Broad, jockey Frankie Dettori and golfer Rory McIlroy.

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Earps remains the bookie's favourite after helping England reach the World Cup final in August before losing 1-0 to Spain.

She was awarded the Golden Glove for keeping three clean sheets throughout the tournament.

The winner of the public vote will be announced in a live show on December 19.